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Prospect House exposes what is wrong with housing in Britain

Prospect House exposes what is wrong with housing in Britain Living in Prospect House is dangerous. It is an old office block just off the North Circular motorway in north London which has been converted into studio flats. It is separated from the motorway by a single slip road.

Mark Serwotka—How we can beat the Tories and defend workers’ rights

Mark Serwotka—How we can beat the Tories and defend workers’ rights On the eve of the union’s conference, PCS general secretary Mark Serwotka spoke to Socialist Worker’s Nick Clark

School climate strikers prepare for a global wave of action

climate strike, school students, protest, demonstration, environment, London A huge climate strike was set to sweep across the world this week as part of the latest Fridays for Future school student walkouts.

Anti-racists keep up action Nazi Tommy Robinson in North West

Anti-racists keep up action Nazi Tommy Robinson in North West Campaigners were out to stop Nazi Tommy Robinson in the European elections right up to the vote on Thursday.

Birmingham pride says no to division

Birmingham pride says no to division Tens of thousands of people marched through Birmingham as the city’s Pride festival began on Saturday.

Tories’ lies over ‘tragic’ scale of poverty exposed

Tories’ lies over ‘tragic’ scale of poverty exposed Severe hardship is “systematic” in Britain according to a report by the United Nations—and the nasty party is to blame. Nick Clark looks at its findings

School climate strikers march to demand action on climate change

Tens of thousands of school students across Britain have struck again to demand action to avert a climate catastrophe.

Theresa May announces she is to go - now let’s get the rest of the Tories

Theresa May has finally caved in to relentless pressure and announced she will resign as Tory leader on 7 June.

Winning nationally and locally on pay and conditions in FE

The defence of Further and Adult education is urgent. With over one million adult education places gone in the past five years, FE is fighting for its life.

Modi and the BJP’s victory means religious and caste minorities under threat in India

Hard right prime minister Narendra Modi and his BJP party have been re-elected by a landslide in India’s general election.

Real fight needed at British Steel to save jobs

Unions are calling for nationalisation, but winning that will take mass resistance.

PCS conference votes for national ballots in debate over pay campaign

Delegates to the PCS union’s national conference have passed a motion committing the union to continuing a campaign for national strikes over pay.

Nigel Farage’s Olympia rally - racism just beneath the surface

At least 3,000 people packed into a Brexit Party rally in central London on Tuesday

Euro elections round up: Far right rally in Milan as polls predict high votes

Far right parties in many parts of Europe were hoping for major gains in this week’s elections.

Transport round-up—Stagecoach bus strike plan

Stagecoach bus drivers in Preston and Chorley are preparing to strike again.

Fighting the racists at Soas & UCU round up

University workers and students protested against the far right Alternative fur Deutchland (AfD) party in central London on Friday of last week.

UCU conference - new battle for pensions & Winchester strike

UCU union members will meet for their annual congress in Harrogate this weekend. Members in higher education are demanding the union acts to defend their USS pension scheme.

Two days of strikes at colleges in Scotland

Thousands of college lecturers struck across Scotland on Wednesday and Thursday of last week.

Reports round-up

About 180 workers at the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant in Cumbria began a ten-day strike over pay on Sunday.

PCS debates how to fight and win on pay

Debates over the next steps in a pay fight in the civil service ran through the PCS union’s conferences this week.

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